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Frasier: Paramount+ ‘close’ to reviving Emmy-winning NBC sitcom #Englishheadline

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Frasier reboot ‘close’ to being greenlit by Paramount+ with Kelsey Grammer reprising his titular role… and filming could ‘start this summer’

Paramount+ is reportedly close to reviving hit NBC sitcom Frasier, which amassed 37 Emmy Awards over 11 season spanning 1993-2004.

Shooting could begin as early as summer if the reboot is greenlit, according to TV Line, with Kelsey Grammer reprising his role as Dr. Frasier Crane. 

Paramount+ also hopes to lure supporting castmembers David Hyde Pierce, Jane Leeves, and Peri Gilpin to return as Niles Crane, Daphne Moon, and Roz Doyle. 

Could it be? Paramount+ is reportedly close to reviving hit NBC sitcom Frasier, which amassed 37 Emmy Awards over 11 season spanning 1993-2004

Could it be? Paramount+ is reportedly close to reviving hit NBC sitcom Frasier, which amassed 37 Emmy Awards over 11 season spanning 1993-2004

Sadly, John Mahoney – who played Frasier’s father Martin – passed away, age 77, in 2018 after a four-year battle with throat cancer.

Fans can expect the pretentious Harvard-trained psychiatrist to bring his radio show/podcast to a new city after leaving his Seattle hometown.

‘We’ve got it hatched. We’ve hatched the plan, what we think is the right way to go,’ the 65-year-old actor told In Depth With Graham Bensinger in 2019.  

RIP: Sadly, John Mahoney (R) - who played Frasier's father Martin - passed away, age 77, in 2018 after a four-year battle with throat cancer

RIP: Sadly, John Mahoney (R) – who played Frasier’s father Martin – passed away, age 77, in 2018 after a four-year battle with throat cancer

New chapter: Fans can expect the pretentious Harvard-trained psychiatrist to bring his radio show/podcast to a new city after leaving his Seattle hometown

New chapter: Fans can expect the pretentious Harvard-trained psychiatrist to bring his radio show/podcast to a new city after leaving his Seattle hometown

‘It’s not going to be Seattle. It’s not going to be the same Frasier, it’s going to be the man in his next iteration. Hopefully that’ll be something people like watching. But I think it’ll be funny.’

Grammer famously originated the character as a married shrink living in Boston on nine seasons of the classic NBC sitcom Cheers.

Ideas were likely even more fleshed out after Kelsey reunited with his talented ensemble last year for two Stars in the House streaming events supporting The Actors Fund.

The 65-year-old actor told In Depth With Graham Bensinger in 2019: 'We've hatched the plan, what we think is the right way to go...It's not going to be Seattle. It's not going to be the same Frasier, it's going to be the man in his next iteration. Hopefully that'll be something people like watching. But I think it'll be funny'

The 65-year-old actor told In Depth With Graham Bensinger in 2019: ‘We’ve hatched the plan, what we think is the right way to go…It’s not going to be Seattle. It’s not going to be the same Frasier, it’s going to be the man in his next iteration. Hopefully that’ll be something people like watching. But I think it’ll be funny’ 

Looking hopeful: Shooting could begin as early as summer if the reboot is greenlit with Kelsey Grammer reprising his role as Dr. Frasier Crane

Looking hopeful: Shooting could begin as early as summer if the reboot is greenlit with Kelsey Grammer reprising his role as Dr. Frasier Crane

Spin-off: Grammer famously originated the character as a married shrink living in Boston on nine seasons of the classic NBC sitcom Cheers (pictured in 1987)

Spin-off: Grammer famously originated the character as a married shrink living in Boston on nine seasons of the classic NBC sitcom Cheers (pictured in 1987)

Looking good! Ideas were likely even more fleshed out after Kelsey reunited with his talented ensemble last year for two Stars in the House streaming events supporting The Actors Fund

Looking good! Ideas were likely even more fleshed out after Kelsey reunited with his talented ensemble last year for two Stars in the House streaming events supporting The Actors Fund

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